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Tiny black hole could explode Big Bang
Tiny black hole could explode Big Bang

The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could prove the existence of parallel universes…

You don't know your star sign

Almost nobody was born under the sign they think they are, as the astrological calendar has failed to be updated as our…

Is the universe on the brink of collapse?

Scientists claim an 'imminent' collapse of the universe will take place sooner than expected, but don't panic - it still…

Solar storm: NZ skies light up

New Zealand's night skies have been lit up this week by the southern lights, with vivid displays caused by a severe solar…

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April Fools: ZM Prank Radio Hosts video April Fools: ZM Prank Radio Hosts

ZM's Fletch, Vaughan and Megan trick their workmates…

April Fool's bluff ends in $50k BMW video April Fool's bluff ends in $50k BMW

A double-bluff on April Fool's Day was no match for…

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SpaceX rocket fight heads to Congress
SpaceX rocket fight heads to Congress

The fight over lucrative contracts to launch national security satellites between SpaceX and the ULA has grown even more…

Earth's era of human domination haggled
Earth's era of human domination haggled

Astronomers have been telling us for nearly 500 years that humanity is not the most important thing in the universe.

Expect photos as Dawn alights on exotic dwarf planet
Expect photos as Dawn alights on exotic dwarf planet

Nasa was last night celebrating the arrival of its space probe into the orbit of dwarf planet Ceres but Kiwi stargazers…

NASA achieves first ever orbit around a dwarf planet
NASA achieves first ever orbit around a dwarf planet

A NASA spacecraft flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet after a nearly eight-year…

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Sahara's dust flies to the rescue
Sahara's dust flies to the rescue

Millions of tonnes of nutrient-laden dust are blown to the Amazon from one of the world's most barren…

Antarctic team trains for dark side of Moon

Scientists in the Antarctic are to be trained in docking a Soyuz spacecraft on to the International Space Station as part…

Can you spot the astronaut in this pic?

Stunning shot reveals the enormity of the ISS against the darkness of space. But can you see the astronaut?

Capital puts Rocket Lab on countdown

Rocket Lab has attracted new financial backing from one of the United States' oldest venture capital firms and aerospace…

Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk
Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk

An American astronaut found water pooling inside his helmet after he finished a seven-hour spacewalk…

What caused this pink cloud in space?

A spectacular pink cloud of vapour in space could be seen by residents near a US Army installation in New Mexico.

NZ sunset out of this world

Photo taken from International Space Station shows the Cook Strait and North and South Islands in glorious detail as they…

NASA's flooding spacesuits

NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut's…

Kiwi shortlisted for one-way Mars trip

An Auckland man could end up swapping his job at the Ministry of Social Development for a one-way ticket to Mars.

On a one-way ticket to Mars
On a one-way ticket to Mars

A 24-year-old astrophysics students at Birmingham University was yesterday named on the shortlist of…

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